Valencia Lakes - An Active-Adult Retirement Community Near Tampa, Florida

Welcome to Valencia Lakes , an active-adult community of single-family residences and twin villas located in the beautiful coastal area of Tampa Bay, Florida.

Valencia Lakes Entry

Distinguishing exterior home features in Valencia Lakes include barrel tiled roofs, stucco finished walls, and screened covered patios perfect for outdoor entertaining. Home interiors feature open floorplans, generous natural light, high ceilings and elegant architectural details. Of all the Tampa, Florida active-adult retirement communities, Valencia Lakes creates the best atmosphere of comfort and privilege.

A multi-million-dollar entry featuring rock waterfalls, soaring palms, sweeping oaks, reflecting pools and sparkling lakes sets the tone for the endless luxury of the Valencia Lakes active-adult lifestyle in Tampa. The Craftsman-inspired gatehouse sits proudly at the active-adult community’s highest point, leading the way to a dramatic entry bridge. The carefully landscaped property features a 40-acre main lake, plus many smaller tranquil lakes, floating fountains, elegant common areas, miles of walking paths, and more. The distinctive residences, landscaping and extensive facilities have established this property as one of Tampa Bay Florida’s most desirable retirement real estate communities.

Valencia Lakes Clubhouse drone shot Pool

Residents of Valencia Lakes take pride in their 27,000 air-conditioned square foot clubhouse , the focal point of the Florida active-adult community’s life and fun. Inside the clubhouse and around the adjacent outdoor area, residents can take advantage of a state-of-the-art fitness room, a resort pool and resistance walking pool, heated spa, cabana bath, card rooms, cafe, wine bar, billiards parlor, arts and crafts room, and a large social hall with a full stage. Other facilities include tennis courts with shade pavilions, bocce ball courts and basketball. A lifestyle director is on staff full-time to organize trips, activities, shows and clubs, as well as to listen to new suggestions. The Internet café is a sociable Valencia Lakes locale where over 55 residents of our Tampa homes can meet new friends, online or in person.

Valencia Lakes also features a dog park and grandchildren’s tot lot at the Florida community. For active adults who are active travelers, Valencia Lakes offers both RV and boat parking.

Positioned in a prime coastal location in Tampa, Florida , Valencia Lakes retired residents can have it all, activity and easy-living. Minutes away from the entrance of this active-adult community, Florida residents can enjoy every big-city convenience from world-class shopping to gourmet dining, golf, beaches, state-of-the-art medical facilities, entertainment, sports events and more.


Floorplans range in size from 1321 to 2866 air-conditioned square feet of living area. Some of the signature elements found in every Valencia Lakes home include gourmet kitchens, luxury bathrooms, home security systems, spacious closets, convenient laundry rooms, an automatic sprinkler system, superior construction standards, and professional landscaping.

Whether you’re searching for an immediate occupancy home, or a residence built to your specifications, the Valencia Lakes over 55 community in Tampa by G.L. Homes has it all.

Enjoy a comfortable life well lived.

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